"hoax" translation into French

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"hoax" in French

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1. general

hoax (also: prank, spoof)
Est-ce un canular ?
We learned this morning that Steven Guilbeault was not behind the Copenhagen hoax, but it was an American lobby group, the Yes Men.
On a appris ce matin que le canular de Copenhague ne venait pas de Steven Guilbeault, mais bien d'un groupe de pression américain, les Yes Men.
Accordingly, the United States vigorously prosecutes hoax cases involving weapons of mass destruction.
§ 844 e) (mystification concernant des menaces d'attentat à la bombe contre des bâtiments); 18 U.S.C.
If we are going to completely give up on the possibility that this can be achieved, then does the NATO bombing not constitute a hoax?
Si nous renonçons à cette possibilité, les bombardements de l'OTAN ne constitueraient-ils pas une mystification ?
Section 21 of the Act prohibits hoaxes involving noxious substances, noxious thing, lethal device or weapons of mass destruction.
L'article 21 interdit les mystifications concernant des substances et autres matières nocives, des engins meurtriers ou des armes de destruction massive.

2. colloquial

hoax (also: canard, fib)
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bobard {m} [coll.]

Synonyms (English) for "hoax":

hoax

Context sentences for "hoax" in French

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EnglishThe Criminal Code Amendment (Anti-Hoax and Other Measures) Act 2002 received Royal Assent on 4 April 2002.
Ces lois introduisent un certain nombre de dispositions nouvelles, décrites ci-après.
EnglishCriminal Code Amendment (Anti-Hoax and Other Measures) Act 2002
Loi de 2002 portant modification du Code pénal (propagation de fausses nouvelles et autres infractions).
EnglishFortunately, the warning turned out to be a hoax and no explosive device was found in the building.
L'appel était le fait d'un mauvais plaisant et aucun engin explosif n'a été découvert dans le bâtiment.
Englishintroduction of new laws about transmission of dangerous substances and hoax offences.
• L'introduction de nouvelles lois concernant la transmission de substances dangereuses et la répression des fausses alertes.
EnglishThe perpetrators of the hoax, Jill Valentine and Carlos Olivera...... now being sought for questioning by the police.
Les auteurs de la cassette, Jill valentine et Carlos olivera sont recherchés en ce moment par la police pour être interrogés.
EnglishIn fact, there had been no hoax for the process established in 1953 had not substantially changed the legal status of Puerto Rico.
En fait, il n'y a pas eu de mensonge, car le processus mis en place en 1953 n'a pas foncièrement modifié le statut juridique de Porto Rico.
Englishto set up a hoax